James Allen, Director of Policy, Governance and External Affairs at the Sport and Recreation Alliance, reflects on the three key points he raised in the House of Lords looking at the impact of Brexit on the sport and recreation sector.Published 21 February 2018 James Allen
Thea Rogerson, Press and PR Officer at the Sport and Recreation Alliance, explains how she has been working with the Member Reference Panel to get an insight into how Sporting Future has impacted sport and recreation organisations.Published 20 February 2018 Thea Rogerson
Marianna Sikorowska, Governance Officer at the Alliance, introduces a new Benchmarking Tool which aims to help signatories of The Principles of Good Governance assess their standard of governance.Published 05 February 2018 Marianna Sikorowska
Last week the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health released a one-year review of their 2017 State of Child Health report. Following the review, the Alliance’s Policy Adviser Ben Jessup reflects on the importance of cross-sector working and the value that physical activity can bring to the health agenda.Published 29 January 2018 Ben Jessup
Charlotte Adams, Parliamentary and Policy Officer at the Alliance, explains why she believes more can be done to improve the diversity of MPs.Published 23 January 2018 Charlotte Adams
For about three hours last night I thought I was going to be on the Today programme this morning talking about betting in sport. In the end, the story ran and it was disappointing not to have the chance to talk about why betting integrity in sport is so important.Published 23 January 2018 Emma Boggis
Table Tennis England’s Marketing Officer, Julie Snowdon, explains how a public ping pong project tackles inactivity by bringing the game into places people are already spending time.Published 18 January 2018 Julie Snowdon
Governance in sport was a hot topic in 2017, not least because of the launch and implementation of Sport England and UK Sport’s A Code for Sports Governance and the re-launch of the Alliance’s Principles of Good Governance for Sport and Recreation.
Whilst we don’t expect governance to be any less important in 2018, we do think there will be some new areas of focus. The Alliance’s Governance Manager, Rob Tate, highlights the three areas he thinks will be increasingly important moving forward.